Letters to the editor

Two letters

MIKE KERSTETTER Watsontown Charles Reeder recently attempted to define “skeptic” and “cynic” as it pertained to man-made climate change. He’d like you to believe that a cynic is anyone who doesn’t agree with his position. He says that a skeptic would not question the premise ...

What do you think?

The Express welcomes letters to the editor as we encourage our readers to “Express Yourself” in this forum. Letters must be signed using the writer’s legal name with a complete mailing address and home and/or daytime phone number. Letters dealing with private disputes will not be ...

Misappropriation and misinformation

MARVIN COOPER Avis At the Aug. 27 Clinton County commissioners’ meeting with the public, they were considering imposing a $5 registration fee, that I oppose. Here’s what the commissioners did NOT disclose to the public. In January 2017, Pennsylvania residents saw an ...

Trump should practice what he preaches

GEORGE DEMPSIE Williamsburg Webster’s Dictionary defines a hypocritical act as an action by someone “that is in direct contradiction to his or her stated beliefs or feelings.” Recently on WJAC-TV, I saw a report about President Donald Trump’s new 2020 campaign flags. The new flag ...

Socialism

JAY C. MYERS Hughesville I don’t know why so many people are negative about socialism. You don’t have to look to Venezuela or Cuba, just look at the United States. Why do they call it Social Security? Because socialism security upsets too many people. Where else can a person ...

Time to choose

TIM MANNELLO Williamsport U.S. Sen. John McCain’s passing provides a good occasion to ask ourselves about the future we wish for our nation. Do we want to be a country driven by Sen. McCain’s vision: “Country above all else?” Or do we want a nation driven by President Trump’s ...

Will your taxes fund the fracking industry?

CONSTANCE CUMMINGS Westfield If you live near one of Tioga County’s 160-plus active fracking wells, here is how the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection oversees your health and safety: 5 Reviews well permit applications. 5 Keeps track of fracking well locations. 5 ...

Pro life

GEORGE LOCKETT Morris I just finished reading Charles Reeder’s Sept. 3 letter to the editor, ‘’Who is pro-life?’’ and I had to laugh. Mr. Reeder, just like the rest of the left-wing liberals, tries to paint a negative picture of conservatives’ efforts by twisting the facts ...

Net Neutrality: You need to know the impacts

KAREN MEYERS Wellsboro On June 11, a ruling by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) brought net neutrality to an end. Under previous net neutrality rules, internet service providers were required to treat all online customers the same. Now, for example, this means Comcast could ...

Express Yourself Letters to the Editor

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WHAT DO YOU THINK? EXPRESS YOURSELF

The Express welcomes letters to the editor as we encourage our readers to “Express Yourself” in this forum. Letters must be signed using the writer’s legal name — no initials are accepted — with a complete mailing address and home and/or daytime phone number included so we can verify ...

Pennsylvania wants to ticket safe drivers

JAMES SIKORSKI JR. Wapwallopen News flash! In an election year, the Pennsylvania General Assembly will foolishly try to enact multiple anti-driving bills soon. If this occurs, vote them out! These bills are supported by lobbyists, special-interest groups, and others inside the ...

Misinformation

JOSEPH LAHR Harrisburg Another election cycle, another round of Democrat advertisements trying to scare seniors into believing their opponents will take away their Medicare. The truth is, seniors should be concerned about Medicare, but not because of anything Republicans are ...

Repetition of repetitions

TIM MANNELLO Williamsport There comes a time when one has to dismiss a writer who questions readers’ intelligence by continuing to repeat already answered queries as though they had never been fully addressed. I wrote an article published on Aug. 7 in The Express on the scientific ...

In response to ‘Loving America’

ALISON HOPPER Williamsport In Cliff Rieders’ Aug. 24 opinion column entitled, “Loving America,” he states that Israel “is routinely beaten up at the United Nations, which is controlled by Arabs and Third World interests extremely hostile to the democratic and egalitarian nation that ...

Express Yourself Letters to the Editor

The Express welcomes letters to the editor as we encourage our readers to “Express Yourself” in this forum. Letters must be signed using the writer’s legal name — no initials are accepted — with a complete mailing address and home and/or daytime phone number included so we can verify ...

Short sighted or blinded by money

FREDERICK BUCHEIT Mill Hall A letter writer from Doylestown (Tax cuts are working, Sept. 1) claims that Donald Trump’s tax cuts have been good for the economy and that his business and others are doing well because of it. Well, that is half of the story. The other half is that, ...

A suggestion about the $5 tax

JOHN W. MACMILLEN Rote Our Clinton County commissioners are acting as managers and to some degree that is what they are supposed to be doing. However, while managing they made a commitment to county residents to represent all of us and not just their interests. To that end, I would ...

Ponderings of a mad man?

ROBERT KEPLER Renovo I attended the Clinton County commissioners’ meeting on Aug. 27 about the $5 vehicle registration tax. At the meeting, everyone was given a pamphlet about how the tax would work and what the money from this tax could be used for. Page 3 of the pamphlet was about ...

Moms for gun control

WILLIAM L. EMICK Barbours Shannon Watts, creator of Moms for Gun Sense in America, an anti-gun propagandist organization financed by billionaire Michael Bloomberg, has partnered with Mayors Against Illegal Guns and Everytown for Gun Safety, and once again they targeted the gun , but not the ...